Average Guidance Counselor, Secondary School Salary

$54,741
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$2,300
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The average salary for a Guidance Counselor, Secondary School is $54,741.
10%
$38k
10%
$55k
50%
$75k
90%
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MEDIAN $54,741
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United States (change)
Salary
$38k - $75k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$36k - $75k

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Job Description for Guidance Counselor, Secondary School

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Guidance Counselor, Secondary School
School Counselor
Guidance Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Guidance Counselor, Secondary School

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Mentoring and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Guidance Counselor, Secondary School

An entry-level Guidance Counselor, Secondary School with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,116 based on 11 salaries. An early career Guidance Counselor, Secondary School with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,441 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Guidance Counselor, Secondary School with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,113 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Guidance Counselor, Secondary School with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,081 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,112.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 134 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.2%
Early Career
27.6%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
23.9%